Activist Leymah Gbowee helped mobilize a large number of women to pray and protest for peace after years of Liberian civil war. In one notable action in 2003, she led a delegation of women to nearby Ghana, where women protesters attired in white t shirts sat arm in arm in front of a hotel meeting room where peace negotiations were underway. The moral leverage of the sit in did not by itself stop the war and end the regime of Liberian strongman Charles Taylor, who soon resigned, but as Gbowee writes in her autobiography, “What we did marked the beginning of the end.”.
IT’S sad, but true: the only people who truly appreciate the fine tuning it takes to get nerd style right are the fervently hip. Also sad but true: the long, thin rectangles edged in black plastic or silver wire, which have bridged the noses of so many architects and others who long to be seen as cerebral, have lost their edge. Perhaps that is why old school 1950s glasses are making a comeback at fashionable spectacle shops like A.
The collection, owned by Colvin and his brother, Bob, is a lifelong hobby that includes every Chevrolet promo produced since the late 1940s. In the early years the promos were used by dealers to display the available colors for real Chevrolets. For many years Chevrolet’s complete model line was offered in 1/25th scale..
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President Barack Obama delivers his speech next to a sign language interpreter during a memorial service at FNB Stadium in honor of Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 in Soweto, near Johannesburg. The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa says a man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela memorial service in a soccer stadium was a Photo/ Evan Vucci).
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